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Donald Trump is still struggling with names.
In a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity on Thursday, the former president claimed he’d “knocked out 100% of the ISIS caliphate” but that a “new ISIS” had formed: “ISIS-X.”
“Khorasan” is a historical term for Afghanistan and the surrounding region.
Trump eventually got the name right. As is his tendency, however, he didn’t admit he’d botched it, instead insisting that he was predicting the future.
“They’ll have an ISIS-X pretty soon, which is gonna be worse than ISIS-K,” he told Hannity.
Critics on Twitter called him out for it:
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) August 27, 2021
I’m actually watching Trump on Hannity for some reason. It’s a great reminder of what kind of President we should never elect again, and what historical revision looks like.
— Adam Kinzinger (@AdamKinzinger) August 27, 2021
Trump: "Now they have a new Galactic Empire called The First Order..." https://t.co/jK4U6ZS6AH
— Santa Claus, CEO (@SantaInc) August 27, 2021
It’s called ISIS-K, to be fair he probably never paid attention during any of his briefings
— Noble Prize in Sarcasm (@rewegreatyet) August 27, 2021
And then, they will have ISIS-Z, which will be a sporty, luxury model. https://t.co/1RvBaykDSj
— Slava Malamud (@SlavaMalamud) August 27, 2021
ISIS-K: …damn, that’s much cooler wtf were we thinking https://t.co/J8wd6PwXnL
— Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown) August 27, 2021
Their leader's name is Tim ISIS https://t.co/poZuBVqWyZ
— Frank Lesser (@sadmonsters) August 27, 2021
“It’s pronounced ‘ISIS-Ten, sir”
— Attorney@Law (@TheGlare_TM) August 27, 2021
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.